Borno State Government has declared tomorrow Monday a work-free day
for the presidential campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress
candidate, Maj. Gen Muhammadu Buhari(retd.).
This announcement was contained in a statement by the Secretary to
the State Government, Alhaji Ahmed Jidda, which was made available to
journalists in Maiduguri on Sunday. According to Jidda, the gesture was
to enable residents of the state welcome Buhari to the state for his
The statement read:
“The Borno State Government has declared
Monday as a work free day. The declaration is to enable the people of
the state to welcome the APC presidential candidate, Gen Muhammadu
Buhari, who will arrive Maiduguri on a campaign visit on Monday.”
Jidda called on APC party supporters to come out en mass to welcome the guests.